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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Kassandra King answered:
There are no HOA fees here, this is an apartment complex.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Kassandra King answered:
We have a 3 bedroom 2 bath apartment for rent for$945.00, but we dont allow pets.
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Fri Dec 28, 2012
Suzie Waggoner answered:
Thank you for your inquiry, unfortunately I am a Realtor in California. I would be happy to answer any question in the Palm Springs area if you have them.
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Tue Dec 18, 2012
hansenpatricia2003 answered:
I can provide 2 bedrooms down the street from the festival (walking distance) please email me at hansenpatricia2003@yahoo.com.
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Sun May 17, 2015
Lon Mapes answered:
Hi Rblamkin,

There are no ramifications to speak of. Once you've purchased a home as "owner occupied", you are free to make the decision to move out and rent the property at a later date. Your mortgage does not commit you to keeping the property "owner occupied for the life of the loan. ... more
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Mon Nov 26, 2012
Udo answered:
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If we broke up and I decided to exercise my option of buying her out, I would let her live there for 3 months in which I would cover the entire house payment. of which I would pay her half of the money owed to her up front and the other half after the 3 months is up.

Does that sound like a fair contract? Would the bank accept a contract like that?
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Philip Cabral answered:
I will try and answer your question with some experiences I have had.

As with most agents, I normally do not take clients that are not pre-qualified.
These two clients somewhat begged and pleaded and promised to work on their pre-qual soon and I took them on as clients mainly because they were friends.

The first client we looked at an area for $400K-$500K homes as she told me this was her budget. After about 6 outings she finally got her pre-qualified and it was for $700K. She was surprised at the higher amount and totally lost interest in the area we had been searching in and started looking elsewhere. A positive ending except for the fact we wasted 6 days in the wrong area and price.

The second client I showed her around about 6 times as well and for her budget price of @ $300K. On that 6th time, she found her dream house and finally then did she apply for a pre-qual. I called and called her the next few weeks inquiring as to how the pre-qual was going. I didn't get a hold of her for two months. After I did get a hold of her she mentioned she was told she had real bad credit, was denied, and it would take her over a year to fix her credit report. A negative spin and 6 days of our time wasted.

A pre-qual informs you as well as the agent what your real budget is so you don't waste your time as well as his. Showing clients properties take about 4 hours each outing. If you go out with an agent just 6 times that's about 24 hours that is wasted if you end up not qualifying or qualify for a different amount than what you were looking for. Getting a pre-qual also lets people know you are serious about buying a home.

Let me ask you a question. I understand you are not ready to buy until December but there is no penalty in getting a pre-qual early so why are you not trying to get pre-qualified?
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Mon Apr 25, 2016
Steven Ornellas answered:
Hi Mertak,

Trulia IS NOT an MLS. Trulia is a "data syndicator".

The best move you can make now is to team with a Realtor® in the target area you are searching so you have access to TRUE MLS information (and I highly recommend an automated search, which your Realtor® can provide).

If you plan on "going it alone" please review the following post:

MLS Data Accuracy – Where to search if you’re “without Realtor®”
http://www.trulia.com/blog/steve_ornellas_mba_re_mastersgri/2011/01/mls_data_accuracy_where_to_search_if_you_re_without_realtor

-Steve
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Fri Nov 9, 2012
Suzie Waggoner answered:
Good Morning,

I will check to see what may be available and get back to you. Thank you for your question.

Suzie
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Mon Nov 12, 2012
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Hi there William,

I believe that this property is a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment. If that doesn't answer your question, can you please clarify what your question is? I'm more than happy to help.

Andrew
Community Manager
Trulia Voices
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Fri Oct 12, 2012
Cindy Davis answered:
I don't know if you can really fight the fees. What I DO recommend is for you to get actively involved in the HOA. Learn about how the money is being spent and use your influence to cut back when possible. ... more
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Gabriela Szeneri answered:
Sun Oct 21, 2012
Shanna Rogers answered:
Hi Fnoclaf1,

If you mean your earnest money deposit (not your down payment), you should be able to get it back as long as your loan contingency has NOT been removed in writing.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
www.RealtyBySR.com
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Sun Sep 23, 2012
Cindy Davis answered:
Why don't you speak to someone to someone personally who can examine your entire financial picture? You will get a much better sense of what you need to do in order to buy.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
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I do:-) go to the link below and it will take you to the secure application page. And I have a few different calculators in the black navigation bar.
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Fri Apr 29, 2016
Zeke&Terri Wheeler answered:
Rancho Upland and Beaumont are not anywhere near 92203. I can help with homes in 92203.
Zeke Wheeler Realtor 760.409.7630
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Sun May 12, 2013
Priscilla Bowler answered:
Sat Oct 6, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
If I tell you to CANCEL and fight; and it turns out that it was a lot of BS and rhetoric that was done to keep the politicians happy; what are you going to do?

If you stay the course, sell it on a Shortsale and realize later that it was true and you could have saved your house and your Credit.....

This is a no-win for anyone giving you advice:
Do you see that?
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